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PJ Hyett

@pjhyett

Looking for a Job? Let GitHub Help

Update: We've launched GitHub Jobs, go check it out! Today we're rolling out Phase 1 to our GitHub Jobs search engine. Under your Account Settings page, there's a new tab…

Double Billing Receipts

If you received two email receipts tonight it's because we accidentally billed you twice. That said, the second charge has already been voided. In the craziness of migrating hosts we…

Speedy Gem Indexing

As of RubyGems 1.3.2, the index generation code supports incremental index updates. What this means is instead of taking minutes rebuild all of the indexes for GitHub's thousands of gems,…

100,000 Users!

Less than a year and half after our public launch, GitHub surpassed 100k users last night. Thanks to all for signing up, here's a simple graph I whipped up courtesy…

Yahoo-Flavored Hadoop on GitHub

Yahoo's openness continues today with their announcement of their Hadoop distribution being hosted right here on GitHub: http://github.com/yahoo/hadoop. p=. Read all about it on Yahoo's Developer Blog.

GitHub:FI Pricing now Public

This past week since our initial offering of our Firewall Install product has been an exciting one. We received over 300 quote requests on launch day, with more filling our…

Announcing GitHub:FI

We're excited to announce the launch of Logical Awesome's latest product: GitHub:Firewall Install What Is it? GitHub:FI is a version of GitHub that can be installed within your own private…

Gems now built from the default branch

We pushed out a fix the other day that updated our gem builder to look inside your repository's default branch, which isn't necessarily master anymore, to build your gemspecs.

Pick your Default Branch

Most repos use the branch master as their default, but Git doesn't force this upon you and why should we? Now you can change it to whatever you want. This…

Pages 2.0

Prior to actually building GitHub Pages, we had been kicking around the idea for a while. I thought nobody would bother, Chris and Tom thought differently. I decided the only…

Keeping GoogleBot Happy

One of the interesting side effects I hadn't considered when we rolled out some fairly significant caching updates on GitHub in the beginning of January was how much Google's crawler…

Repository Uploads

Edit: This feature has been replaced by Releases. This evening we rolled out a Downloads section for all repositories wherein repo members can upload files. Tag releases are also listed…

CNAME support for GitHub Pages

Please read GitHub Help - Setting up a custom domain with Pages for the most up-to-date information on setting up a CNAME on your account.

Gist for Greasemonkey

We're now appending the gist name at the end of its raw url. That means it's dead-simple to serve greasemonkey (or greasekit) scripts directly from gist.github.com. I was able to…